Hydro-electric power in Scotland

Posted on September 22nd, 2016

Green Highland Renewables, a Scottish company which specialises in the development of small to medium scale hydro-electric schemes recently announced they are commissioning ten new projects across the Scottish Highlands and Grampian regions over the next few months including a … Continue reading

The renewable energy sector in Scotland

Posted on September 9th, 2016

A report on the renewable energy industry in Scotland was published by the Scottish Affairs Committee this week. In it the Committee confirms that exceptional growth of the industry this millennium has been a direct result of positive government support. … Continue reading

Tidal Energy Exported: A World First

Posted on September 2nd, 2016

A new renewable energy milestone was achieved in Scotland this week as for the first time tidal energy exported power to the National Grid. Nova Innovation installed the first turbine at Bluemill Sound in the Shetland Isles in March of … Continue reading

Potential Savings in renewable energy generation

Posted on August 25th, 2016

A new report from Scottish Renewables claims that the cost to produce renewable energy via wind in Scotland could fall by 20% if certain new policies are adopted. These include reforming the planning system, using the latest technology, the ability … Continue reading

Scotland’s wind energy supplies more than demand

Posted on August 16th, 2016

On Sunday the 7th of August 2016 for the first time ever Scotland’s wind turbines generated more electricity than was consumed within the entire country. The relatively unseasonable windy conditions saw the turbines generate 106% of the total amount of … Continue reading

Offshore Wind Potential in the UK

Posted on August 11th, 2016

In our previous blog we mentioned that offshore renewable energy could be appealing to the UK government as it offered long term employment solutions in areas with long term employment issues. This week a report commissioned by the Offshore Wind Industry … Continue reading

Renewable Energy in the UK

Posted on July 28th, 2016

This week Hugh McNeal the new chief executive of trade body RenewableUK spoke with Business Green about the challenges the renewable energy industry in the UK currently faces. He also spoke of the day to day business of the trade … Continue reading

Heat solutions via renewable energy

Posted on July 20th, 2016

As the benefits of renewable energy production and usage can now be seen throughout the country further advancements are required in order fully utilise the potential that we have. Whilst renewable energy is clean and does not require a traditional … Continue reading